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  • Can Science Support Sustainable Investment? Only if we think differently.

    Can Science Support Sustainable Investment? Only if we think differently.

    Announcements, Events, Imported, WLE November 15, 2013 at 21:05 Comments are Disabled

    Image : Neil Palmer By Michael Victor The CGIAR Research Program on Water, Land and Ecosystems (WLE) is promoting a new paradigm for agricultural development in which a healthy functioning ecosystem is supported as a prerequisite to agricultural development, resilience of food systems and human wellbeing. Creating such an environment […]

     
  • New Film on the Mekong Vietnam Delta

    Imported, Mekong, Mekong Feed July 5, 2013 at 06:14 Comments are Disabled

    Following upon the great success of our ‘Mekong’ film, the same film team continued its journey southwards and into the Mekong Delta. The Mekong and its tributaries already have many dams, and many more are planned and being built. The first mainstream dam outside of China – the Xayaburi Dam in Laos […]

     
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    Rhetoric versus realities: Rainwater management development processes in the Blue Nile Basin of Ethiopia

    Basin, Imported, Nile, Nile Feed February 26, 2013 at 09:33 Comments are Disabled

    The CGIAR Challenge Program on Water and Food just published a new report from the Nile Basin setting out ways to enhance rainwater management (RWM) development processes. In Ethiopia, considerable potential exists to enhance food production and rural livelihoods through better rainwater management – interventions which enable smallholder farmers to […]

     
  • Mitigating land and water degradation in the Andes (PN70)

    Andes, Phase 1, Phase 1 Andes October 21, 2011 at 07:06 Comments are Disabled

    Full Project Title: Socioeconomic and technical considerations to mitigate land and water degradation in the Peruvian Andes (PN70) Introduction Land and water degradation undermine agricultural productivity, contribute to high levels of poverty and food insecurity, and cause major problems for downstream users of land and water resources in the rural […]

     
  • Yellow River Basin Focal Project (PN61)

    Phase 1, Phase 1 Yellow, Yellow October 21, 2011 at 06:54 Comments are Disabled

    Full Project Title: Yellow River Basin: Living with scarcity (PN61) Introduction In the Yellow River Basin (YRB), water pollution, global warming, environmental water needs, and continuing growth of industrial and municipal water demand is worsening the ongoing problem of water scarcity. While poverty in the basin has declined rapidly over […]

     
  • Food and water security under global change (PN53)

    Limpopo, Nile, Phase 1, Phase 1 Limpopo, Phase 1 Nile October 21, 2011 at 05:54 Comments are Disabled

    Full Project Title: Food and water security under global change: Developing adaptive capacity with a focus on rural Africa (PN53) Introduction Global change and climate-related risk will impact food and water security in significant and highly uncertain ways, particularly for developing countries with high poverty levels and weak adaptive capacity. […]

     
  • Improving livestock water productivity in the Nile Basin (PN37)

    Nile, Phase 1, Phase 1 Nile October 21, 2011 at 05:33 Comments are Disabled

    Full Project Title: Nile Basin livestock water productivity (PN37) Introduction Livestock are particularly important in the Nile River Basin where domestic animals outnumber people and their demand for feed was thought to exceed the amount of food required by people. In the two largest Nile countries, Sudan and Ethiopia, animal […]

     
  • Community-based water and forest management in the Indus-Ganges River Basin (PN23)

    Indo-Ganges, Phase 1, Phase 1 Indo-Ganges October 21, 2011 at 05:18 Comments are Disabled

    Full Project Title: Linking community-based water and forest management for sustainable livelihoods of the poor in fragile upper catchments of the Indus-Ganges Basin (PN23) Introduction In marginal upper catchments of the Nepal and Indian Himalayas, Poor rural women and men face critical food security and livelihoods challenges. Restricted access to […]

     
  • Integrated water resource management in the Limpopo Basin (PN17)

    Limpopo, Phase 1, Phase 1 Limpopo October 21, 2011 at 05:12 Comments are Disabled

    Full Project Title: The challenge of integrated water resource management for improved rural livelihoods: Managing risk, mitigating drought and improving water productivity in the water scarce Limpopo Basin (PN17) Introduction Agricultural production in the Limpopo Basin is constrained by poor soil fertility, lack of access to water resources and low infrastructure […]

     
  • Improving crop water productivity with the Quesungual Slash and Mulch Agroforestry System (PN15)

    Andes, Phase 1, Phase 1 Andes October 21, 2011 at 05:07 Comments are Disabled

    Full Project Title: Quesungual Slash and Mulch Agroforestry System (QSMAS): Improving crop water productivity, food security and resource quality in the sub-humid tropics (PN15) Introduction Most agricultural areas especially on hillside slopes in the sub-humid tropics are facing increasingly frequent seasonal water scarcity and dry spells from a combination of […]